PDGC-2012

Honorable Mention

 

Prof. Sartaj Sahni
Fellow IEEE, ACM, AAAS

 

 

IEEE Computer Society Continuous Service Award, 2010
IEEE Computer Society W. Wallace-McDowell Award, 2003
ACM Karl Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award, 2003. 
IEEE Computer Society Taylor L. Booth Education Award, 1997
President of India Gold Medal, 1970

DBLP: http://www.informatik.uni-trier.de/~ley/db/indices/a-tree/s/Sahni:Sartaj.html

 

Contact Information:

University of Florida,
CISE Dept., CSE 301,
Gainesville,
FL 32611, USA.

Short Biography

Prof. Sartaj Kumar Sahni is a Distinguished Professor of the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Department at the University of Florida. He is an Indian computer scientist, now based in the USA, and is one of the pioneers in the field of data structures.

Prof. Sahni received his B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Cornell University, USA.

In 1997, Sahni was awarded the IEEE Computer Society's Taylor L. Booth Education Award and in 2003 he was awarded the IEEE Computer Society McDowell Award. Sahni was awarded the 2003 ACM Karl Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award. He has published over two hundred and eighty research papers and written 15 textbooks. His research publications are on the design and analysis of efficient algorithms, data structures, parallel computing, interconnection networks, design automation, and medical algorithms.

Prof. Sahni is a member of the European Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and Minnesota Supercomputer Institute, and a Distinguished Alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

 

   

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